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Mondays

WHAT: Memoir Writing Circle

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Come and share your stories. 843.883.3914.

 

Tuesdays

WHAT: Toddler Storytime

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Enjoy picture books, flannel board fun, sing-a-longs, poetry and activities that encourage language skills. (Ages 2-3 with adult) 843.883.3914.

 

Wednesdays

WHAT: Toddler Days

WHERE: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

WHEN: 10-11 a.m.

MORE INFO: Toddler Day classes are designed for toddlers (18 months – 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play and explore in The Charleston Museum. With a focus on developing fine motor skills, each program includes four craft projects as well as finger paints, a puppet stage, a sandbox, and more. $6 Members/$9 Non-Members. To register visit CharlestonMuseum.org.

 

Thursdays

WHAT: Mah Jongg Nights (adults)

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue.

WHEN: 5:30-8:00 p.m.

MORE INFO: Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg.  Beginners welcome. 843.883.3914.

 

 

Saturday, March 31

WHAT: Lego and MegaBlok fun (children)

WHERE: Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: See what you can build with Legos and MegaBloks. Call for details 843.883.3914.

 

WHAT: Breakfast With The Easter Bunny at Wild Dunes Resort

WHERE: Sweetgrass Pavilion, 5803 Palmetto Dr.

WHEN: 8:30-10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Parents can enjoy our famous Southern buffet, and the kids will love the pancake buffet. Adults 21 and older, enjoy unlimited mimosas and Bloody Marys from 8:30-10:30am for an additional $17 (purchased with meal) or $20 (purchased independently). Cost is $20 for adults, $12 for kids, children 3 and under complimentary. Reservations required 866.320.5102.

 

 

 

Sunday, April 1

WHAT: Easter Brunch at Wild Dunes Resort

WHERE: The Sweetgrass Pavilion, 5803 Palmetto Dr.

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: In addition to traditional brunch favorites like waffles and omelets, other special items include hand-carved leg of lamb and glazed ham, fruit display, chef’s selection of special desserts and more! Cost is $50 for adults, $21 for kids, children 3 and under complimentary. Reservations suggested 866.320.5102.

 

WHAT: Golden Egg Hunt

WHERE: Wild Dunes Swim Center

WHEN: 9 a.m.

MORE INFO: A limited number of golden Easter eggs will be hidden throughout the Resort core area starting at 9 a.m. Clues are available at the Swim Center from noon-2 p.m. The hunt will continue until all eggs are redeemed or 7 p.m., whichever comes first.

 

Monday, April 2

WHAT: Mount Pleasant Artists Guild

WHERE: Point Hope United Methodist Church

WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: Laura Todd, a painter and art consultant with the Todd and Huff Art Center located at 1897 Andell Bluff Blvd, Seabrook Island will present. New members and guests are always welcome.  For more information visit MtPleasantArtistsGuild.com and see us on Facebook.

 

Wednesday, April 4

WHAT: Family BINGO

WHERE: Wild Dunes Village Plaza

WHEN: 6-8 p.m.

MORE INFO: Enjoy a fun filled night for all ages! Admission is free.

 

 

Thursday, April 5

WHAT: Starlight Yoga

WHERE: Mt. Pleasant Pier

WHEN: 7:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: Open to all fitness levels. Online registration will end April 5 at 2 p.m.; event-day registration is available on site if space allows. A rain date is reserved for April 12. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat or beach towel. For info and to register visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843.795.4386.

 

WHAT:  “New Card” Mah Jongg Party

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 4:00-8:00 p.m.

MORE INFO: Break in your new 2018 National Mah Jongg League card with an extra-long playing session. Beginners are welcome; please RSVP by Monday, April 2.  Email darlingc@ccpl.org or call 843.883.3914.

 

 

Friday, April 6

WHAT: Farmer Minor Daisy the Pig: Pig Out on Reading (Children)

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Meet Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pig, and learn all about Daisy’s adventures. Meet Daisy and her friends, the pugs, after the show. 843.883.3914.

 

WHAT: Live Music

WHERE: Grand Pavilion at Wild Dunes

WHEN: 5-8 p.m.

MORE INFO: Live music beachside. Admission is free!

 

WHAT: Family BINGO

WHERE: Wild Dunes Village Plaza

WHEN: 6-8 p.m.

MORE INFO: Enjoy a fun filled night for all ages! Admission is free.

 

Saturday, April 7

WHAT: Live Music

WHERE: Grand Pavilion at Wild Dunes

WHEN: 5-8 p.m.

MORE INFO: Live music beachside. Admission is free!

 

 

Sunday, April 8

WHAT: Lowcountry Cajun Festival

WHERE: James Island County Park

WHEN: noon-6 p.m.

MORE INFO: Cajun, Creole and other foods will be available for purchase. Carpooling is recommended. No coolers, outside beverages, or pets permitted. Admission: $15 for adults (13 and up); free for children 12 and under and Gold Pass holders. CharlestonCountyParks.com for details.

 

WHAT: Charleston Music Club, Student Awards Recital

WHERE: Franke at Seaside, 1885 Rifle Range Rd., Mt. Pleasant

WHEN: 3 p.m.

MORE INFO: Free, annual performance highlights young artists. Music Club Scholarships for summer music camps or private study are funded by donations. For any information on donations or the club see CharlestonMusicClub.org or email bmusic385@gmail.com.

 

 

Tuesday, April 10

WHAT: J. Waties Waring and the Dissent that Changed America

WHERE: The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. wine reception, 6 p.m. presentation and discussion

MORE INFO: US District Judge Richard Gergel will speak about Judge Waring. He will be joined by civil rights attorney Armand Derfner. The discussion will be moderated by Chris Bryant, attorney with the firm Yarborough Applegate. For information and tickets visit BrownPaperTickets.com/event/3358277.

 

WHAT: POE-etry Writers Group

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Gather with fellow poets to share and improve your work.  843.883.3914.

 

 

WHAT: Books for Bier

WHERE: Bay Street Biergarten, 549 East Bay St.

WHEN: 5:30-8 p.m.

MORE INFO: In celebration of National Library Week, Charleston Friends of the Library hosts the 3rd annual event. Bring a gently used book to Bay St. Biergarten and receive one free beer. Kids who bring a children’s book to donate receive a free root beer! (Limit one beverage per person). For info visit CharlestonLibraryFriends.org.

 

Wednesday, April 11

WHAT: World Affairs of Charleston

WHERE: The Citadel Alumni Center

WHEN: 5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. speaker

MORE INFO: Dr. Trita Parsi, author of Losing an Enemy – Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy (Yale University Press, 2017), one of the nation’s top experts on Iran, will present “The Iran Nuclear Deal – How it Happened, Where is it Headed, and What does it mean for U.S.- Iran relations?” For more information visit WACCharleson.org.

 

 

Thursday, April 12

WHAT: Lit After Dark (The Race Series) Book Discussion– “The Color of Water”

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: Come for a discussion of James McBride’s “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother.” Light refreshments provided. 843.883.3914.

 

Saturday, April 14

WHAT: Sticks and String Craft Group

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library

WHEN: noon

MORE INFO: Bring a knitting, crochet or needlework project. Beginners welcome.  843.883.3914.

 

WHAT: IOP Community Yard Sale

WHERE: IOP Rec Center

WHEN: 8 a.m.-noon

MORE INFO: Enjoy a morning of shopping and treasure hunting.

 

 

Saturday April 14-21

WHAT: Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build

WHERE: Ferguson Road, James Island

WHEN: daily

MORE INFO: During the Women Build week, women make a difference by helping build a decent and affordable home for a family that needs a hand up, not a handout. Sign up at SeaIslandHabitat.org or call 843.768.0998 for info.

 

Monday, April 16

WHAT: Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament

WHERE: Wild Dunes Harbor Course

WHEN: all day

MORE INFO: Hosted by Knights of Columbus Council 9475.  $100 entry fee. Register by Calling Bob Fintak at 803.917.1530.

 

 

Thursday, April 19

WHAT: IOP Garden Club Field Trip

WHERE: Riverbanks Boatnical Garden, Columbia SC

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. departure

MORE INFO: Cost is $15 and $16. For more information call Laura McMaster at 843.886.5397.

 

 

Saturday, April 21

WHAT: Beach Lovers Book Club: The Last Castle (adult)

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Come for a discussion of Denise Kiernan’s “The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home.” Light refreshments provided. 843.883.3914.

 

Saturday, April 21-22

WHAT: Carmina Burana

WHERE: The Gaillard Center

WHEN: 7:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: Featuring 150 singers from The Charleston Symphony Chorus, 60 plus musicians from The Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and three guest vocalists, alongside 28 dancers from Nashville Ballet. Based on a collection of poems written by clergy and theology students in the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries, Carmina Burana examines love, fortune, and the cycle of life. Purchase tickets by calling the Gaillard Center 843.242.3099 or online GaillardCenter.org

 

WHAT: Charleston Outdoor Fest

WHERE: James Island County Park

WHEN: Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

MORE INFO: 28th annual event celebrates paddlesports and outdoor recreation. Canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding, mountain biking, slack lining, archery, climbing and disc golf. Attendees can try out equipment, compete in races and other hands-on activities on site. Event is free with $2 park admission. Visit CharlestonCountyParks.com for details.

 

 

Saturday, April 28

WHAT: Shaggin’ on the Cooper

WHERE: Mount Pleasant Pier

WHEN: 7 p.m., music starts at 8 p.m.

MORE INFO: Sponsored by Dasani and Charleston County Parks, the summer series kicks off with live music by The Sugarbees. Food and drinks available for purchase. Advance tickets $8/person, space is limited. Call 843.795.4386 or visit CharlestonCountyParks.com.

 

Saturday, May 5

WHAT: Church Yard Sale

WHERE: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, IOP

WHEN: 7 a.m.-noon

MORE INFO: The women of the church, WELCA, are sponsoring the annual yard sale.

IOP Rec. Calendar

Isle of Palms Recreation Center www.iop.net 843-886-8294 Sand Sculpting Competition Saturday, May 28 9am at Front Beach Isle of Palms Categories for competition include Children (14 & under), Young Adult (15 – 20), Family (1 adult and 1 child), Adult (21 and older). Award categories include Most Creative, Best Architecture and Best in Show. Free. …

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